Re: [RC] RE:[RC] Quality of Life (legislating and regulating) - Barbara McCrary
Now you've started something! Some misguided soul turned wild pigs loose in
our area in 1983. They proliferated wildly until they were rototilling all
the pastures, lawns and gardens in the county. They were found on college
campuses, state parks and goodness knows where else. It's taken many years,
but the numbers have been reduced significantly, and the damage has
diminished noticeably. As for turkeys, there were a few around here for
awhile, but I suspect our resident bobcats dispatched them. Haven't seen
one for months. The DFG also tried planting chukkars many years ago, but
all that was left was the smile on the bobcat's face.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Sullivan" <greymare@xxxxxxx>
To: <kadence@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>; "ridecamp" <ridecamp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>; "Roy
Sent: Friday, November 15, 2002 1:52 PM
Subject: Re: [RC] RE:[RC] Quality of Life (legislating and regulating)
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Linda Cowles" <kadence@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Get real? How about this... My neighbors boyfriend came over when I
> > him this morning and got his two turkeys for the day in my front yard
> > acres big) while I watched him stalk them as I was doing dishes. I said
> > prayer to the powers that encourage such wonderful creatures to thrive
> > as Frank raised his gun and got two nice birds. They died a very clean
> > death, and had a great life.
> Something to ponder, though....these turkeys are not native. The powers
> be would be Calif. Dept. of Fish and Game, that imported turkeys from
> to provide
> sport hunting in Calif. The damage they are doing is being documented,
> there were
> never any scientific studies done to see impact on native plants and
> animals...hence a
> lawsuit from Sierra Club and CNPS to halt the turkey releases until
> were done.
> Fish and Game were STILL releasing turkeys up to 2 years ago, with no idea
> or concern.
> Here in Lake Co, they are a definite nuisance, and destroy crops and
> InN the cast of the turkeys, it was a very bad idea....think feral pigs.
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- RE: [RC] RE:[RC] Quality of Life (legislating and regulating), Linda Cowles
- Re: [RC] RE:[RC] Quality of Life (legislating and regulating), Sullivan